Masters Program in Business and Economics in Europe

Compare Masters Programs in Business and Economics in Europe 2017

Business and Economics

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

An MSc program in Business & Economics will offer a student the tools to develop critical capacity and skills to tackle problems involving industrial organization, international economics, organizational behavior, resource management, finance; in addition to many other business-related areas of expertise.

There are more than four thousand higher education organizations in Europe, from leading research institutions to small, teaching-focused universities. Europe itself is not as much different than other continents, reaching from the Arctic Circle to the coast of Africa.

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Master's in Economics

NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Norway Bergen

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration [+]

Degree: MSc in Economics and Business Administration ECTS credits: 120 Duration: two years The programme will give you the skills to analyse markets and industries and the economic challenges facing private business, public institutions and the development in countries and regions. It will provide you with important perspectives for understanding an increasingly globalised economy. Understanding economic mechanisms is vital for the success of business and the design of public policy and this master’s programme offers a thorough and comprehensive education in economic theory and econometrics. You will be equipped to analyse core economic questions such as:

What are the effects of the financial crisis? Why are some mergers not profitable? Is taxing wealth a good idea? How fast should oil resources be exploited? ... [-]


Master in Economics and Management

National Research University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Moscow

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Economics and Management according to Russian State [+]

National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” provides Master Degree in Economics and Management according to Russian State Educational Standard. WHY SHOULD YOU CHOOSE MPEI MPEI students have a chance to study at one of the most prestigious universities of Russia according to numerous rankings and surveys. For more than eighty years of history MPEI have trained a huge number of the qualified engineers, prominent scientists who were standing at the origins of many technical achievements, in particular, of laser creation. At MPEI the Nobel Prize winners A.D. Sakharov and P.A. Cherenkov worked in different periods. In the 20th century in the Special Design Bureau of MPEI, which possesses its own Center of Deep Space Communication, radio images of the Venus surface and a reverse side of the Moon were obtained for the first time. Among the most famous graduates of MPEI there are the ex-Chairman of the State Council of China Li Peng and the ex-President of Romania Ion Iliescu, Ministers of Engineering and heads of the engineering companies of many countries of the world. MPEI partners in science and education include about 140 foreign universities, and such well-known companies like ABB, Siemens, Schneider Electric, EPRI, Skoda, Samsung and others. Getting the unique training in any chosen field, MPEI graduates never have problems with subsequent employment and realize themselves in any chosen spheres. LANGUAGE OF EDUCATION Training is organized in Russian language. Those students who need to learn Russian are invited to MPEI Preliminary course which provides training of Russian language during 1 academic year. ACCOMMODATION CONDITIONS MPEI foreign students are provided with accommodation in MPEI hostel. The hostel under security surveillance has two-room blocks with a bathroom and a toilet in each block. Rooms are for two or three persons. There are also hostels of corridor type with double rooms. Rooms are equipped with furniture, bed linen is also included. On each floor of a hostel there is a common kitchen and a restroom. Internet connection can be provided for additional fee. In MPEI campus there are additional services like laundry, shops, repair offices, post-office, cultural centers, cafes and restaurants, etc. Accommodation fee is about 100 USD per month. INSURANCE All foreign students must have medical insurance for the whole period of education. MPEI works with insurance company which provides the most comprehensive insurance at a rate of 200 USD per year. [-]

Master of Business Economics (Leuven)

KU Leuven - University of Leuven
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Belgium Leuven + 1 more

The Master of Science in Business Economics programme emphasises the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills in an area of specialisation related to the corporate world. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics in Europe 2017. Education The Master of Science in Business Economics programme emphasises the acquisition of fundamental knowledge and skills in an area of specialisation related to the corporate world. By combining this programme with initial specialisations from the bachelor's programme, you will develop deeper insight into a broad range of fields and fine-tune your personal graduation profile. On completing this programme, you will be able to apply scientific frameworks independently and critically, allowing you to evolve continuously in a dynamic society. KU Leuven occupies a leading position in management and economic research and is highly ranked by the European Economic Association. Top-level research and education complement and strengthen each other. The Faculty of Economics and Business Alumni Association includes many leaders of industry, ensuring excellent career opportunities for our graduates. This is an initial Master's programme and can be followed on a full-time or part-time basis. Profile You have an entrepreneurial personality with broad socio-economic interests. You are fascinated by the business world and would like to pursue a management career in strategy, international business or finance. To start this programme, students need a solid background in economics or business economics. They should have acquired the basic conceptual frameworks of diverse areas in business economics and have a sufficiently broad view on the general economic and social contexts in which business operates as well as on the human networks within these organisations. Specifically, students need: sufficient analytical skills which will allow them to complete advanced courses in management; background knowledge of other social scientific disciplines related to managerial sciences; sufficient knowledge of economics. Admission Requirements PRIOR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS Applicants should hold a university Bachelor's degree in Economics or Business Economics comparable to a Bachelor's degree in Economics, Business Economics or Business Engineering from the Faculty of Economics and Business at KU Leuven, Campus Leuven (click here to have a look at the Bachelor of Business Economics from KU Leuven) They should have a solid background in macroeconomics, microeconomics, mathematics and statistics. During their prior education, applicants should have acquired the basic conceptual frameworks of diverse areas in business economics and have a sufficient broad view on the general economic and social contexts in which business operates and on the human networks within these organisations. Comparability is evaluated by the faculty on the basis of the required documents provided by the applicant through the official online application procedure. PROOF OF PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH All applicants have to submit a satisfactory score on one of the following internationally recognized test of English language proficiency: - TOEFL (minimum score 575 paper-based, 233 computer-based, 90 internet-based) - IELTS (minimum score 7) No other proficiency tests will be accepted. An exemption from TOEFL or IELTS is possible for applicants with a university degree or high school degree earned in Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom or the USA: the certified degree and transcripts suffice, provided they confirm that the entire study was completed in English. OTHER REQUIRED DOCUMENTS All applicants should provide the following documents: - Certified copies of transcripts, degrees and, if available, a ranking indication - A course description of all relevant courses - A letter of motivation written and signed by the applicant, explaining the choice for Leuven and for this particular programme - Two recommendation forms, filled out and signed, and mailed in a closed envelope signed over the lid by the referee to the Faculty of Economics and Business, Campus Leuven. Forms not provided in a closed envelope signed across the lid by the referee will be regarded as void. The recommendation forms can also be mailed directly by the referee to fbe@econ.kuleuven.be. These documents suffice for applicants with a non-Belgian degree from - universities that have an exchange agreement with the Faculty of Economics and Business of KU Leuven, Campus Leuven click here) - universities that are in the global top 200 in the most recent THE or QS world university rankings Additional information is required for applicants from other universities as it is impossible for us to reliably assess the comparability. In those cases a GMAT- or GRE-result above the 75th percentile on the quantitative part is required. The faculty evaluates all applications and has the final say on the admissibility of the applicant, taking into account the relevant information. Application files will not be processed as long as they are incomplete. Objectives Building on previously acquired general economic knowledge and insights in business, the student is taught to judge complex business structures and propose creative solutions independently or in a team. He develops the skills to take on a management function in a company, he learns to fit decisions in with the whole structure of a company and assess strategic consequences for other departments of the company. He has a lot of specialised knowledge, but is also very versatile. The programme consists of a compulsory part, a major and a minor and a Master's Thesis. - The compulsory programme aims to lend the students insight into the strategic consequences of certain decisions. - The major lends depth in a sufficiently broadly defined functional area, which trains the student for a management position with a wide variety of tasks within this area. - The minor allows the student to choose between a further deepening of the area discussed in the major, or a broadening in other areas/disciplines. After graduation Graduates generally take up managerial and/or research positions in business, national and international institutions, and in managerial functions at universities. Given the variety of skills acquired, you will be highly sought-after by a wide range of companies (from small firms to multinational corporations) in a variety of positions and sectors in Belgium or abroad. You can pursue a career as: auditor entrepreneur consultant financial analyst financial manager project manager sales manager stockbroker This is only a small selection of the many options available to you. (Inter)national The Faculty of Economics and Business has close links with top business schools around the world, such as Copenhagen Business School in Denmark, University of Cardiff in the UK, Hanken in Finland, SKEMA Business School in France, the University of Illinois in the United States, the University of Sydney and the University of Adelaide in Australia, Queen's University in Canada, Tsinghua and Fudan University in China, PUC in Brazil, City University of Hong Kong and many more institutions both in Europe and overseas. For students MSc in Business Economics, the faculty offers an additional semester at one of these destinations after completing 2 semesters in Leuven. Make your experience truly international by studying in different parts of the world. Spotlight Our mission is to develop participants' critical, conceptual, problem-solving and decision-making skills. A master's degree from KU Leuven's Faculty of Economics and Business equips students with fundamental and conceptual knowledge and with analytical tools to cope effectively with the problems of the current and constantly changing business and economic environment. Adopting a research-based approach, the school focuses on the disciplines that underlie business operations and economic decisions. This enables its graduates to acquire the necessary skills and tools for coping with current and future challenges. [-]

Master in International Economics

Erasmus School of Economics - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 1 year September 2017 Netherlands Rotterdam

Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues. [+]

Master in International Economics Are you ready to conquer the world of International Economics? Do you see yourself in an international economic and business environment? Do you seek the challenge of a high-level practice-oriented education to realise your ambitions? The International Economics programme presents you with a wide range of topical global economic issues. In this wide–ranging programme you will explore and analyse the progressive integration of national goods, labour and capital markets and the decline in the national barriers that separated them in the past. You will address the effects the increased interdependence of economies has on governments, firms, their managers and employees. In short, you will be guided to the frontiers of International Economics research in both theory and practice. Rotterdam: where great minds of all nationalities meet Rotterdam, port of Europe, is the city to acquire knowledge regarding international economics par excellence. Here at Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), you surround yourself with students from all nationalities who are as ambitious and inquisitive as you are. Here, you are taught by renowned researchers and leaders in business. A perfect combination for a successful global career. Careers Erasmus School of Economics (ESE) has long been involved in leading developments in teaching, policy and research in international economics and business. This specialisation is designed to continue this tradition. It equips you with the practical and analytical tools to work and excel in the field of international economics, for instance as a: manager consultant policy advisor banker researcher government or international (economic) agency official Curriculum The Master’s specialisation consists of core courses, electives, seminars and a Master’s thesis distributed over five blocks of eight weeks each. Core courses and electives help students to get acquainted with a wide range of topics that are essential to international economics and business studies, and provide a solid background for attending the seminars. Seminars are the most important component of the Master’s specialisation. For these intensive courses, active participation and commitment are a prerequisites. Students are expected to present pieces of the literature or case studies, ask questions, express doubts and share their ideas in class discussions. The last block of the specialisation is devoted to the Master’s thesis. The thesis is written individually under close supervision by one of our staff members. Lorenz Kohout In International Trade and Trade Policy we modeled trade flows in computer simulations, providing me with deeper insight into the economic effects of globalization. I especially liked being able to choose from a wide range of interesting courses, which allowed me to specialize in the field of International Economics that I am most interested in. Jasper van Schaik With courses and seminars on topics related to international trade, multinationals and the macro economy, the master in International Economics enables you to gather the necessary analytical skills and theoretical knowledge to understand the dynamics and the functioning of rapidly changing global economic and financial markets. Branimir Zelenkov The master in International Economics offers a great opportunity for students to deepen the understanding of economic models and the workings of markets while developing highly quantitative and analytical skills. The multidisciplinary approach in the curriculum and the balance between theory and practice allows for a challenging and fun year of learning. [-]

MSc in Economic Development and Growth

Lund University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Sweden Lund

The joint Master's programme in Economic Development and Growth (MEDEG) is a full-time Master's programme organised by a consortium including three top-class European universities in Spain, the UK and Sweden. [+]

Programme overview – MSc in Economic Development and Growth

The Master's in Economic Development and Growth trains the next generation of analysts, researchers and professionals in the field of development and growth with a high capability of independence. The programme combines the expertise of three highly ranked European universities into a common platform with leading scholars in economics, economic history and demography.

The combined expertise of three highly ranked European universities

In this double degree programme you spend the first year studying development and international economics, statistics and long run development at either Universidad Carlos III de Madrid or University of Groningen. The second year you specialise in development and growth, related to issues such as comprehensiveness and equality, sustainability and energy, innovation and human capital, at Lund University.... [-]


Master in Business Economics

Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Université Libre de Bruxelles
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belgium Brussels

This track aims to deepen students’ knowledge of applied economics and allow them to undertake practical fieldwork. [+]

- Practice-and policy-oriented programme building on strong theoretical background - Development of oral and written communication skills - Hands-on dimensions: on site or virtual (“consulting”) internship to work on concrete projects This track aims to deepen students’ knowledge of applied economics and allow them to undertake practical fieldwork. Required theory courses provide students with a solid foundation in the mechanisms and tools of economics. Through an internship, field projects, workshops, and homework to support the theoretical courses, students learn how to analyse real-life business and policy issues. Students also learn how to communicate the results of their work using best practice standards in various professional fields. After a common core programme on theory and tools, students will be expected to specialise in one of three broad fields: EU Regulation and economy ; EU and International Business ; Financial Markets and Services. The economic knowledge students acquire will enable them to stand out professionally in a wide range of employment sectors, including banking and finance, environment, energy, transport and telecommunications policy, regulation and management. Throughout the programme, the supervision provided by professors with business and policy experience will further enhance students’ future career preparation. Fact Sheet: - Up to 100% English programme - Optional exchange programme - Optional QTEM networked master - Optional credited internship (25 ECTS)* - Optional double degree : Master in Stratégie et Finance d’Entreprise en Europe, University of Strasbourg (It requires French knowledge) - Compulsory field project *Not possible to combine the internship and the exchange programme Requirements : - TOEFL > 95 - GMAT > 650 - ECTS grade of B - Strong economic background [-]

Master In Management

University of Cagliari
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Cagliari

The Degree in Managerial Economics aims to prepare students for a qualified entry into the world of work and to work, with adequate capacity, in business management functions as well as in organizations and public administrations and associates of economic consulting activities company. In particular, the training develops the analytical skills and ... [+]

Masters in Business and Economics in Europe 2017. The Degree in Managerial Economics aims to prepare students for a qualified entry into the world of work and to work, with adequate capacity, in business management functions as well as in organizations and public administrations and associates of economic consulting activities company. In particular, the training develops the capacity for analysis and interpretation of company events and increases the ability to take decisions concerning the management of the company. The course has been designed so as to be dynamic and attentive to new scenarios that are emerging in the business world with a practical and operational approach through additional courses and internships in the production units and, more generally, in organizations. Regarding the organization of supply teaching the degree course is based on an interdisciplinary approach, alongside the traditional lectures are expected supplementary courses and seminars taught by experts of various business sectors, legal and economic. They are also expected to lecture cycles in English and encouraged the internationalization of the curriculum projects. EDUCATIONAL GOALS The degree course in Managerial Economics takes as specific objectives the set of theoretical and methodological knowledge of business economics nature, with the necessary supplementary cognitive supports and instrumental nature of general economic, legal and statistical mathematician, aimed at providing the knowledge to work with adequate capacity in business management functions with industrial activity, commercial and of services, as well as in organizations and public administrations and in associated economic and business counseling. In particular, the relevant knowledge are reflected in the curriculum in the credits reserved to the teachings of the sectors SECS-P / 07 (Accounting and Budget and Accounting for direction), SECS-P / 08 (Economics and Techniques of communication and Economics and the direction of companies), SECS-P / 01 (Economia decisions), SECS-S / 03 (economic Statistics), IUS / 04 (corporate Law) and IUS / 12 (tax Law). Additional credits core and supplementary are assigned for specific studies, in particular relating to: - the management of decision-making in private companies (over decision-making processes in organizations); - Administrative, legal, tax and accounting (professional technical courses, financial and currency management); - Planning and control of company management (so of Strategic Management, Social Responsibility in organizations, market analysis); - Management of institutions and public authorities (of public enterprises economics courses, Management of human resources). The combined set of such credits, together with the active way in which you plan to carry out the teaching and learning tests, are functional to facilitate the necessary capacity for knowledge and understanding of the company's economic reality with which the graduate will have to measure using independent judgment and ability to learn evolution of the economic and business systems and speaking with appropriate communication skills. The Master of Science in Managerial Economics provides advanced skills in business, economics, law and mathematical statistics. The degree program, in line with the objectives of the owner class, aims to prepare students for a qualified entry into the world of work to cover managerial and / or entrepreneurial roles in enterprises and institutions, public and private, that operate in the industrial sectors and / or services. The degree program will aim to promote the acquisition of specific knowledge on the internal dynamics of the corporate world, and to develop an attitude to identify and interpret the relations with the outside world (social, institutional economicoed). The course has been designed so as to be dynamic and attentive to new scenarios that are emerging in the business world with a practical and operational approach through additional courses and internships in the production units and, more generally, in organizations. Regarding the organization of supply teaching the degree course is based on an interdisciplinary approach, alongside the traditional lectures are expected supplementary courses and seminars taught by experts of various business sectors, legal and economic. To achieve the training objectives set out in the educational activities features are also present specialized courses. In particular the professional skills may be declined both job opportunities: professional services: chartered accountant, statutory auditor, statutory accounts, management consultant; industrial, commercial and services; banks and other financial intermediaries; public companies; nonprofit organizations; both by type of professional knowledge: accounting and financial reporting; finance; marketing; management control; organization and management of human resources. The evaluation of the quality of the Master of Science in Managerial Economics CampusUnica will follow the model developed by the University of Cagliari in agreement with the CRUI. In this regard we will continue to work on self-assessment group already operating under the Master of Science in Managerial Economics (Class 84 / S). The evaluation of the training process results will be effected through the semester exams, partial exams, group work and discussion of case studies, drawing up business plans and opportunities for public discussion with the social partners. CAREER OPPORTUNITIES function in a work environment: The graduate in Managerial Economics will perform managerial and / or entrepreneurial functions, in enterprises and institutions, public and private, operating in the industrial and / or services. The graduate in Managerial Economics is able to integrate and understand, in a systemic and critical optics, expertise in the field of business disciplines (strategy, marketing, organization, finance) and has an adequate command of economic instruments, legal and mathematician -statistici necessary for the analysis and evaluation of business and market phenomena. The graduate in Managerial Economics is basically a manager of resources - human, real, financial - that has mastered the concepts and tools of business economics, placing them in the context of an advanced economic and political culture, and combining them with appropriate mathematical and statistical tools and legal. skills associated to the function: The course allows you to obtain a license to practice as an accountant and auditor and prepares for the (ISTAT encodings profession): Specialists of the management and control in private enterprises - (2.5.1.2.0) Specialists in human resources - (2.5.1.3.1) Specialists in accounting - (2.5.1.4.1) Market analysts - (2.5.1.5.4) Career opportunities: Graduates in Managerial Economics: - will be able to carry out his profession as a chartered accountant, statutory auditor, a management consultant; - Can carry out executive and managerial positions at industrial, commercial and services and at banks and other financial intermediaries; - Can carry out executive and managerial positions at public companies and non-profit organizations; - Finally will be the new business activity generator. 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MD Economics and Global Markets (taught in English)

University Of Bergamo
Campus Full time October 2017 Italy Bergamo

The Master course in Economics and Global Markets is part of the International programme of the University of Bergamo; it is entirely taught in English and the Faculty is partly composed by international scholars. [+]

The Master course in Economics and Global Markets is part of the International programme of the University of Bergamo; it is entirely taught in English and the Faculty is partly composed by international scholars. EGM is a master course designed to meet the growing demand of those students who seek a degree that combines a solid training in economics and quantitative techniques with a thorough knowledge of the European and the global economic and institutional context. In the era of information, globalization and of deep institutional changes across Europe and major industrialized economies, students in the Economics and Global Markets will be encouraged to develop a critical thinking and examine the economic debate from different points of view; students will lalso earn how to assess the impacts of normative changes, regulations and institutions that govern the functioning of product, labour and financial markets. The main objectives of the analysis are the performances of public and private enterprises, as well as the growth prospects of countries and organizations. The course provides strong economic foundations, institutional knowledge as well as statistical and econometric tools necessary to perform market and sector analysis, impact evaluations and forecast scenarios also at the firm level. The course covers a wide range of economics fields, including international economics, industrial economics, labour economics, public policy and macroeconomics. Learning is envisaged in an international perspective; the environment is open to the contributions of international scholars and students; internships, stages and learning periods both in Italy and abroad are encouraged and assisted. Teaching activities and small classes favour team-working, relational and argumentative abilities and language skills, which will strengthen the specific economic competences and prepare to high-level professional careers. INTERNATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES DOUBLE DEGREE Thanks to a double degree agreement between the University of Bergamo and the University of Trier (Germany), students enrolled in EGM are offered the opportunity to attend the second year of their Master Degree at the University of Trier and obtain a M.Sc.in Economics: European Economic Integration in addition to the Laurea Magistrale in Economics and Global Markets form the University of Bergamo. For further information please contact prof. Annalisa Cristini. ERASMUS PROGRAMS Students are encouraged to spend a period in another European university, by applying to the Erasmus program or to similar agreements that have been signed between the University of Bergamo and other Universities. For a number of European universities there exist a ready-to-use map linking courses taught in EGM to those that students can attend abroad in substitution of the former. For further information please contact prof. Elena Cefis or prof. Annalisa Cristini. CAREER PROSPECTS Graduates are expected to successfully compete for jobs in firms and financial institutions, in consulting, in national and international public institutions and corporates. Graduates will aim to roles that require abilities to relate to international partners, to assess the validity of institutional and normative changes, of economic policies as well as of specific programs and investments, where autonomous judgment and decisional capacity are required. Examples of specific fields where graduates from EGM can give valuable contributions, both in private firms and public institutions, are: macroeconomic forecasting and assessment of economic policies market analysis, evaluation of competition and regulatory structure of specific sectors evaluation of Country risk energy scenarios and sustainable growth prospects evaluation of economic growth and potential of emerging markets relations with regulatory authorities. ADMISSION INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Applicants are required knowledge of English corresponding to level B2, according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR). Applicants who do not submit the relevant certificate with the pre-application shall be asked to pass an English language test. Applicants should also submit to an individual interview in order to test if they satisfy the admission requirements. Non UE students living abroad must apply through the Italian diplomatic offices (Embassy or Consulate) in their Country by 10th July 2015. For further information and for a pre-assessment procedure please contact the International Admission Office or the Co-ordinator. Students coming from an EU Country follow the same admission rules of Italian students. STUDENTS WITH AN ITALIAN BACHELOR DEGREE For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes 18 or 33 (Economics and Business) it is required a minimum mark of 80/110 in the bachelor degree. For students holding an Italian bachelor degree in classes other than 18 or 33 it is required a minimum mark of 90/110 in the bachelor degree and a minimum of overall 24 ECTS in one or more of the following areas: Economics, Business and Management, Statistics, Mathematics, Law. In all other cases the students will be asked for an interview. [-]

Research Master's Programme Economics and Business

University of Groningen
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Netherlands Groningen

Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you. [+]

Research Master's Programme Economics and Business

Are you interested in high end research in the field of Economics and Business? Are you ready for an intellectual challenge? Then this is the programme for you.

The Research Master's degree in Economics and Business is a two-year programme and is open to bright and ambitious students.

This programme provides you with a thorough basis in academic research in the fields of Economics and Business. The aim of the programme is to qualify you for a career in research. Therefore, there is a strong focus on scientific and academic skills. You can choose from six different profiles:

1) Economics, Econometrics & Finance2) Marketing3) Global Economics & Management4) Operations Management and Operations Research5) Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour6) Innovation & Organization... [-]


Master in Economics

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year October 2017 Spain Castellón

The world we live in is evolving quickly and in a context of increasing uncertainty. One bad economic decision can have dreadful consequences for the welfare of a country, lead to the expulsion of a company from a market or condemn a family to an unpayable debt. Understanding the [+]

The world we live in is evolving quickly and in a context of increasing uncertainty. One bad economic decision can have dreadful consequences for the welfare of a country, lead to the expulsion of a company from a market or condemn a family to an unpayable debt. Understanding the complexity of the economic situation is essential for improving our understanding of the world that surrounds us. Why do some countries grow generating welfare for their citizens while other fail? What economic policies generate more inequality? Or less? Does the economy determine an election result or is it the election result that determines economic policies? What is the economic cost of corruption? How is it possible to reduce poverty? Is globalisation a good thing? Do financial markets need better regulation? What causes discrimination between men and women? Is it possible to reduce the greenhouse effect? None of these questions can be answered without rigorous economic analysis or without having the quantitative tools needed to carry it out. The Master’s Degree in Economics from the Universitat Jaume I provides key aspects which various studies that analyse trends in the employment market highlight as decisive when it comes to finding a quality job: solid training in data analysis and interpretation techniques, and competence in English. Objectives The objective of the Master’s Degree in Economics is to provide students with advanced, rigorous education in the area of economics. The programme is designed to train students in the use of analytical and quantitative methods for studying economic phenomena. The acquisition of specialised theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of macroeconomics, microeconomics, quantitative methods and econometrics will improve the students’ analytical skills and their capacity to solve economic problems. Through specialised courses, students will learn to apply and develop the knowledge and capabilities acquired in the core modules. Through the optional subjects, students will be able to specialise more in microeconomics or macroeconomics. On one hand, graduates more interested in individual behaviour may, through the specialisation offered in the programme, acquire the training they need to study phenomena like consumers’ attitudes to a certain product, their preparedness to pay, the role of economic and financial risk in human relations and, in general, everything defining and influencing individuals in their actions as buyers and sellers. Meanwhile, the understanding and study of economic phenomena in an open, globalised environment like the one characterising the world today means that the interrelationships between the different economies need to be taken into consideration. Firstly, the level of interrelationship in the financial markets means that only a joint analysis of them makes sense. Secondly, business activity is carried out in a context in which foreign markets are just as important as local ones, or even more so, making the knowledge of trade patterns and their effect on economic integration processes between countries, trade policies and factor movements, among other relevant aspects, fundamental. The Master’s Degree also provides cross-disciplinary competences, such as the capacity to solve complex problems and the development of analytical and critical thinking, as well as computational and numerical knowledge of information analysis. When their education is complete, students will be capable of carrying out a complete academic project in the area of economics, reporting its results and proceeding to present it and discuss it orally. In this sense, the Master’s Degree also provides a solid educational basis giving them the skills for enrolling on an economics doctoral programme. [-]

Master in Wealth Management

University of Geneva
Campus Full time 4 semesters February 2017 Switzerland Geneva

Master in Wealth Management combines a professionally-oriented curriculum with sound theoretical and methodological training. This combination is essential to gain in-depth knowledge of both wealth management and the financial sector in general, and to contribute to their evolution, in particular through research. The programme is made up of modules which allow students to develop comprehensive knowledge in risk management, selection and evaluation of financial assets, international finance and banking and financial law. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics in Europe 2017. Master in Wealth Management The Master in Wealth Management combines a professionally-oriented curriculum with sound theoretical and methodological training. This combination is essential to gain in-depth knowledge of both wealth management and the financial sector in general, and to contribute to their evolution, in particular through research. The programme is made up of modules which allow students to develop comprehensive knowledge in risk management, selection and evaluation of financial assets, international finance and banking and financial law. Curriculum Required courses (60Credits) : 5 core modules to choose from Electives (60Credits) Applied course (60Credits) : Wealth Management and Law in Practice Dissertation (60Credits) Mobility Master students at the GSEM may go on exchange for one semester. Students may go on exchange as early as their third semester. They may earn up to 30 credits while on exchange. The dissertation cannot be substituted. www.unige.ch/exchange Opportunities Graduates find work in all sectors both in Switzerland and abroad. Given the nature of the Geneva economy, opportunities are usually found in banking, financial institutions, fiduciaries, consulting firms, insurance companies, local and international manufacturing, international trading companies (e.g. commodities trading, product distribution), international or global organisations (e.g. ICRC, UNHCR, WTO) and public administration. Admission Criteria www.unige.ch/gsem/master/gemwem Applications Deadline: 28 February 2017 www.unige.ch/enrolment admissions.unige.ch [-]

Masters Economy

Yanka Kupala State University Of Grodno
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Belarus Grodno

Specializations: World Economy, Finance, monetary circulation and credit, Economics and National Economy Management, Economics and Management, Applied Computer analysis [+]

Specialization: World Economy Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian English Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: research activities: use of modern science and advanced technology in the field of economy; development of practical recommendations on the use of scientific research; presentation of research results in the form of reports and publications, seminars, conferences; Scientific-pedagogical and educational-methodical activity: preparation and conduct of various types of training on modern scientific theoretical and methodological levels in institutions of higher education; the development of teaching aids; the use of innovative educational technologies in the educational process; management of independent work of students, their leadership in research work; organizational and managerial activities: analysis and development of recommendations for improving the country's national development strategy; assessment of the positive and negative consequences of the state of cooperation with international economic organizations, forecasting the prospects for further cooperation; the use of elements of the economic analysis in the organization of practical work at the enterprises; possession of the techniques and methods of work with the personnel, methods of assessing the quality and productivity of work of the staff; assessment of the costs and results of activities of the organization; innovation: development plans and programs of the organization of innovative activity in the enterprise and their realization; implementation of feasibility study of innovative projects; independent use of modern computer technology for solving innovative tasks of professional activity; consulting activities: consultations on perspective directions of foreign economic activity (FEA); advice on the best methods of regulating foreign trade and international economic relations (IER); Entrepreneurship: negotiations, contracts with other stakeholders; conducting commercial negotiations with foreign partners; determine the effectiveness of foreign trade; translation activities: knowledge of modern telecommunication means; professional communication and socio-cultural nature of a foreign language; the use of a foreign language as a tool for professional activities. Specialization: Finance, money circulation and credit Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian English Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: Planning financial performance of various forms of ownership and forecasting of financial flows; application of methods and instruments of monetary and fiscal policy; management of economic processes, units of the financial and credit sector and financial-economic activity of economic entities; development of financial strategy at the macro and micro levels; the use of modern information technologies to government regulation of the tasks of forecasting and planning of public revenues and expenditures; training and staff development; evaluation of the results, including the financial and economic analysis of economic processes and operations; the use of effective methods of financial control over the activities of economic entities; conducting scientific research on the problems of finance, monetary (research activity); teaching economic disciplines; implementation of education (educational activities); the use of science and the development of proposals on improvement of professional work in the field of finance, money and credit; preparation and conduct counseling sessions with students, their leadership in research work, the development of training and methodological support; development of practical recommendations on the use of scientific research in the field of finance, monetary, planning and conducting experimental studies; analysis of financial activity of the organization, to develop proposals to improve the efficiency of use of financial resources; development plans and programs of the organization of innovative activities in the field of finance, monetary, financial support of innovative projects in the professional activity. Specialization: Economy and management of a national economy Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: Planning and research on economic areas, the development of practical recommendations on the use of research results (research activity); teaching economic disciplines, the management of student research work, the development of training and methodological support (pedagogical and educational-methodical activity); the analysis of economic activities of the organization, forecasting, development of proposals for improving the functioning of the organization (enterprise), the implementation of the organizational and administrative functions (organizational and administrative activities); provide advice (expert and advisory activities); developing strategies, programs and plans of innovation and venture capital activity, the rationale of innovation and venture projects (innovation). Specialization: Economics and Management Power Master of Economic Sciences Duration of training Full-time - 2 years Language of instruction Russian Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: the implementation of organizational and administrative functions; justification and adoption within the duties of organizational and economic decisions; the analysis of economic activities of the organization, the development of proposals to improve the functioning of the organization (enterprise); the development of strategic plans for innovative development of the organization (enterprise); the use of science and advanced technology in production systems; development of business plans, proposals and practical recommendations for the use of research results in industry; substantiation and realization of investment, innovation, venture projects; consulting services, including the assessment of intellectual and industrial property and to involve them in economic turnover. Specialization: Applied Computer analysis Power Master of Applied Mathematics and Information Technologies Duration of training Full-year -2 Language of instruction Russian Problems of professional master's activity Masters should be prepared to address the following tasks of professional activity: construction of mathematical models for the application of computer data analysis tasks; application of modern achievements in the field of computer science and mathematics to justify the construction of mathematical models and methods of computer analysis of the data; development and implementation of efficient algorithms for the solution of applied problems of computer data analysis; the integration of the developed algorithms in computer decision support systems; development plans and programs of the organization and management of innovation, feasibility study of innovative projects in the professional activity. [-]

MA East Asian Economy and Society

University of Vienna
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Austria Vienna

The two-year master's programme East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is a multidisciplinary programme dealing with contemporary societal, political and economic aspects of the East Asian region as a whole. It is offered at the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna in English language. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics in Europe 2017. The two-year master's programme East Asian Economy and Society (EcoS) is a multidisciplinary programme dealing with contemporary societal, political and economic aspects of the East Asian region as a whole. It is offered at the Department of East Asian Studies of the University of Vienna in English language. For more information, see the EcoS Website. We regard East Asia as more than just the sum of countries in that region. Rather than offering "light-versions" of Chinese, Japanese or Korean Studies, we focus on current transnational and regional issues as well as on comparative approaches. Reflecting the common traditions as well as the growing interrelation between Northeast Asia (China, Japan and the two Koreas) and Southeast Asia, we expanded our regular activities in research and teaching to include the ASEAN countries. We believe that it is impossible to achieve a proper understanding of regional and country-specific issues without a solid foundation in established theories and methods of social science. Acquiring and utilising such methodology is therefore a core characteristic of our programme. However, even the best methodological skills are unlikely to produce optimal results if they are applied out of context. Historical and cultural tradition, customs, and values limit the number of actually available options and influence choices in East Asian societies just as anywhere else. It is therefore no coincidence that our programme is based at an area studies department. EcoS was first offered in the winter term 2008. The objective of the programme is to train experts in social science methods who apply their methodological skills to the East Asian region using a multidisciplinary approach. Accordingly, emphasis is put on transnational and regional issues and on comparative analyses. Students are equipped with academic research skills as well as the ability to apply the acquired knowledge in practice. Graduates have comprehensive knowledge of the economic, political and cultural characteristics of East Asian countries as well as their development. They are able to apply this knowledge to practically relevant issues. The study programme consists of five independent modules, totalling 120 ECTS. In module 1, the fundamentals of one East Asian language (Chinese, Japanese or Korean) are taught. Students who already hold a Bachelor's degree or a similar qualification in one of these languages are required to take courses in a language in which they do not hold such degree or qualification. In modules 2 and 3, students examine economic and political aspects of the East Asian regions within four core mandatory seminars on East Asia’s economic systems, economic development, political systems and international relations. In module 4, students are given a certain degree of flexibility when they study East Asian societies from a cultural-historical perspective, including history, religions and intercultural negotiation. In module 5, previously acquired skills are refreshed and applied to a research theme which leads to the MA thesis. Students conclude their studies with an MA examination in form of a defensio of their MA thesis. Course contents of courses in modules 2 and 3 as well as especially module 4 correspond with our key areas of research of our EcoS staff (http://ecos.univie.ac.at/about-us/staff/). EcoS courses are characterised by an international spirit, as more than half of our students come from various countries within Europe or overseas. Students share their knowledge attained from previous studies, creating an inspiring and creative atmosphere. Three student representatives provide counselling for students, organize tutorials and student round tables and serve as mediators between students and EcoS staff. For more information, click here. Contact: ecos@univie.ac.at [-]

Masters in Economics and Finance

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2017 Italy Venice

This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial markets. [+]

This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities. - Double Degree in Economics, Econometrics and Finance (MEEF) with Aix-Marseille University (France) At the end of this study programme, students will be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Sciences Economiques (Parcours Econométrie Bancaire et Financière) of Université Aix-Marseille. - Joint Degree in Models and Methods in Economics and Management - Erasmus Mundus (QEM) in collaboration with Université Pantheon-Sorbonne - Paris 1 (France), Universität Bielefeld (Germany) and Universitat Autònoma - Barcelona (Spain). - Double Degree with Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière with Université Paris-Dauphine (France) At the end of this study programme students can be awarded with a double degree: Laurea Magistrale in Economia e Finanza of Università Ca’ Foscari and Master Economie et Ingénierie Financière of Université Paris-Dauphine. Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the apply procedure page Access to the programme Unrestricted, with the evaluation of minimum curricular requirements. Admission requirements To be admitted to this Second Cycle Degree programme, students must possess a proper individual educational background, as well as the minimum curricular requirements. A certified knowledge of English at minimum level B2 is also required. Learning outcomes This graduate degree programme produces experts able to proficiently tackle the main financial issues relating to financial and investment markets. Graduates will be able to seek employment at financial institutions (trade banks, savings management companies, insurance companies) as managers, controllers, analysts and consultants. Curricula Economics curriculum - QEM (fully taught in English): focus on advanced economics, econometrics, optimization, probability theory, competitive analysis, behavioral economics, advanced public economics, empirical economics, competition law. Economics and finance curriculum (taught in Italian): focus on strategic finance, bank management and analysis of credit merit, corporate finance policies, non-bank financial intermediaries, bank organisation and strategy, market economics and financial investments, banking legislation, financial and insurance products, econometrics, risk measurement. Finance curriculum (fully taught in English): focus on advanced corporate finance, corporate banking, financial markets, accounting & management, financial economics, international financial regulation, derivatives and insurance, statistical methods for risk analysis, stochastic calculus for finance, econometrics, risk measurement, stochastic models for finance. Occupational profiles Second cycle graduates will acquire the necessary knowledge to access financial institutions and professionally operate as managers, analysts, consultants and brokers. Possible career opportunities include: - Economic systems specialist - Business economics specialist - Corporate Finance - Market regulation - International agencies - Banking - Insurance companies - Business analyst - Financial analyst - Economic and financial consulting - Research and education [-]

Master in Tourism Economics and Management

University of Bologna School of Economics, Management and Statistics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Italy Rimini

Become a manager or a professional able to tackle the global challenges of contemporary tourism: being, at the same time, engine of economic growth, key-player of sustainable development, and promoter of cultural heritage. [+]

Masters in Business and Economics in Europe 2017. JOIN OUR TEaM Become a manager or a professional able to tackle the global challenges of contemporary tourism: being, at the same time, engine of economic growth, key-player of sustainable development, and promoter of cultural heritage. You will study in Rimini, one of the most important tourism destinations in Europe. Indeed, the perfect place where to study tourism economics and management. Quality assurance UNWTO.TedQual 2014 Learning Outcomes Given the interdisciplinarity of Tourism, the TEaM graduate will develop: strong and independent skills in economics and management, jointly with knowledge of law and quantitative methods, to analyse the dynamics of tourism markets and firms; advanced study methods and learning abilities to continue the studies with a PhD or to be able to produce independent analysis. Students will be prepared for market analysis, territorial planning, analysis of tourism flows, strategic and destination management, sustainable and ethical tourism and cultural heritage policies. Admission Requirements Candidates shall possess: 1st cycle degree or equivalent bachelor qualification valid for the admission to Italian Universities; knowledge of fundamental elements in business, economics, law and mathematical-statistical disciplines; English language certificate (level B2). Admission is conditional on the assessment by an appointed commission, which will evaluate the applicants on the basis of: academic merit (bachelor qualification and/or transcript of records); curriculum vitae; letter of statement or motivation letter. Career opportunities The TEaM graduate will aim at the position of: Project manager, Marketing or Financial director, Managing director of tourism companies, Destination Manager, Event Manager, Research and marketing consultant. She/he will work as an independent professional or in: Private companies, Public bodies, destination management, Research centres, Business unions. INTERNATIONAL TEaM classes are entirely taught in English, by University of Bologna and international professors. TEaM strongly advises students to apply for mobility exchange programmes like Overseas and Erasmus+, from three to twelve months. Scholarship opportunities available [-]